About H5

Building Engineer

Job Description

Join an exciting and entrepreneurial carrier-neutral data center company! We are looking for excellent candidates to join our company as a Facility Technician and continue our tradition of 100% uptime.

Position provides maintenance support for the H5 Data Centers' facilities and campus. Operates all mechanical and electrical systems in the facility. Provides assistance to outside vendors/contractors for specialized maintenance, repairs, and mechanical projects. This position reports to the Facility Manager. .

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Receives direction from the Building Engineer Lead and Facility Manager.
  • Accountable for infrastructure systems uptime, monitoring critical systems within tolerances, frequent building inspections while providing reliable service delivery to Colocation customers.
  • Operation of all mechanical and electrical systems in a reliable and cost-effective manner for the complex.
  • Effectively learn and utilize building controls systems of chiller plants, HVAC systems, cooling towers, other water systems, and fire systems.
  • Provide maintenance support for all mechanical and environmental systems, make repair suggestions, while providing feedback and improvement recommendations for the procedures.
  • Ability to climb and work from ladders, man hoists or lifts, and the ability to lift and carry heavy loads (up to 50lbs.).
  • Contribute to minor repairs and light duty construction which includes physical structures, plumbing systems, a wide range of HVAC equipment, and electrical distribution.
  • Must maintain monitoring and appropriate record keeping of facility and actions to comply with industry certifications.
  • Oversees third-party activities and services.
  • Assist in some very basic security-related duties.

Education & Experience

  • 2-5 years of electrical and mechanical experience working in High Availability (Data Centers, Manufacturing, Hospital) environments.
  • Requires understanding and principal working knowledge of parallel redundant UPS systems, standby diesel generators, large chilled water systems, automated controls troubleshooting and setup.
  • Electric/pneumatic controls operation.
  • Assist in the formulation, implementation, and adherence to safety policies and procedures related to the daily operations of the facilities. Participation in safety, knowledge and skills training.
  • Outstanding customer service skills required.
  • Good communication skills in dealing with employees and vendors.
  • Reading and understanding blue prints, schematics, control ladder drawings and flow charts.
  • Ability to read blueprints, schematics, control ladder drawings and flow charts
  • Setup and using test equipment, including volt ohm meters, balancing and alignment equipment, refrigerant leak detection, refrigerant reclaim units.
  • College/Technical degree preferred, but will consider applicants with equivalent work related experience.
  • Previous military experience a plus.
  • CFC refrigeration license a plus.

Please email info@h5datacenters.com for more information.




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